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Dec 7, 2013 5:00am PST
nation's capital really works. i can tell you, it's not a pretty picture -- the story of a city's bipartisan lust for power, cash and notoriety, so overpowering that everyone and everything else gets sucked into its undertow. government becomes no longer the servant of the people, but in the thrall of big money, lobbyists and a media happy to live off its fancy leftovers in a feeding frenzy of gossip and shallow speculation. how appropriate that a capital built on a swamp has sunk so low into the stinking mud. mark leibovich is the chief national correspondent for "the new york times magazine" and is the author of "this town," which has everyone who's anyone in washington talking and whispering. what a tale it is. mark leibovich is with me now. welcome. >> hi bill. good to be here. >> i've read your book twice. it's fun to read. it's eye opening. i learned a lot from it. and yet, at the core of it, there's a tragic story. do you see that? >> absolutely. i didn't see it fully as i was writing it, but i see it in how people outside of washington have reacted to it. the tragic story
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